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Are you getting a flu shot this winter?

Why or why not?

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Asked by DazzlednSeattle at 10:21 PM on Nov. 21, 2010 in Health

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  • No. It's never worked for me. I was forced to get so many immunizations including smallpox and anthrax when I was in the military that I won't voluntarily get a flu shot.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 10:22 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • No. The years I get the flu shot I get really sick more often!

    Answer by isabellem at 10:23 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • No, we are a vaccine free family. If you would like more information on why we've made this choice for our family feel free to send me a message privately, there's more to it than what would fit here.

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 10:23 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • No shots for us.

    Answer by SinfulBliss at 10:27 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Yes, but only because I had to. I'm a student nurse, and we were given the choice of getting the 2-in-1 flu shot or wearing a mask at all times in the hospital. It's for the protection of the patients, but no one wants to wear one of those masks all day; they're just too hot. Who knows, my immune system is probably down from all my stress anyway... maybe it's a blessing in disguise.

    Answer by KA91 at 10:28 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • yes, i got the flu shot, i get the flu really bad every year, so in turn, everyone in my house gets sick, so this year my dr. recommended it and it was free so i got it. so far hubby has been sick twice, and im still not sick, yay.

    Answer by kmjsmommy12345 at 10:30 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • My son and I have never gotten a flu shot. We just get sick and build up our immune system.

    Answer by onemellowmom at 10:30 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • No. I get really sick every single time I get a flu shot. I don't work in a school or daycare, I am not around young children so forget that. Been there done that and so not worth it............

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 10:32 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • i wont get it again last time i did i got the worst flu of my life and it took me a month to get over it!

    Answer by mrs.sugar at 10:48 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • no. just no.

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 10:55 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

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